Max Thieriot, Bow Wow, Evan Ross, Chi McBride and Gabrielle Anwar will join the indie black comedy “Driving Lessons” says The Hollywood Reporter.
Selma Blair is in final negotiations as well play a sarcastic lesbian high school teacher having an affair with a student (Madeline Zima).
Thieriot (“Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”) will play the religious, right-wing teenage son of Bunnie (Hope Davis), a woman given a second chance at her unhappy marriage to Jack (Dermot Mulroney) after losing her memory.
It conveniently helps her forget an interracial affair with her burly next-door neighbor Simon (McBride). Anwar will play Jack’s sexy, power-crazed co-worker, and Brittany Robertson is cast as his sexually adventurous daughter.
Ross will play Simon’s son, and actor-rapper Bow Wow and Jermaine Williams will play wannabe thugs who complicate everyone’s lives.
Vivi Friedman makes her feature debut on the project. Principal photography is scheduled to begin next month in Los Angeles.